On This Day

What Happened in June 1833

Historical Events

  • Jun 3 4th national black convention meets (Philadelphia)

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Jun 5 Ada Lovelace (future 1st computer programmer) meets Charles Babbage

Mathematician and Computer Programmer Ada Lovelace
Mathematician and Computer Programmer
Ada Lovelace
Inventor Charles Babbage
Inventor
Charles Babbage
  • Jun 27 Prudence Crandall, a white woman, arrested for conducting an academy for black females at Canterbury, Connecticut
  • Jun 28 Three missionaries of the Paris Evangelical Missionary Society obtain permission from Chief Moshoeshoe (Moshesh) to found a mission station in Basutoland (now Lesotho)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 John Marshall Harlan, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1911)
  • Jun 4 Garnet Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, British army general, born in Dublin (d. 1913)
  • Jun 7 Alexander Ritter, German composer, born in Narva, Estonia (d. 1896)
  • Jun 9 John Rogers Cooke, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1891)
  • Jun 12 George Stevens, English jockey (record 5 Grand National wins), born in Cheltenham, England (d. 1871)
  • Jun 15 Edward Moody McCook, American lawyer, politician and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Steubenville, Ohio (d. 1909)
  • Jun 20 Léon Bonnat, French painter, born in Bayonne, France (d. 1922)
  • Jun 27 Władysław Zaremba, Ukrainian composer, born in Dunajowce, Ukraine (d. 1902)
  • Jun 30 Willie Park Sr., Scottish golfer (British Open 1860, 63, 66, 75), born in Wallyford, East Lothian (d. 1903)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 2 Simon Byrne, Irish bare-knuckle prize fighter (b. 1806)
  • Jun 20 Philip Knapton, composer, dies at 44
  • Jun 23 Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer, dies at 73